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  • BTKN
    (3)
    • £4.99
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    Filled with techniques, patterns and plenty of inspiration, Baby & Toddler Knits Made Easy will help you create truly unique gifts for young children. Featuring patterns for both boys and girls and ranging from newborn babies to toddlers, the 50+ projects in this brilliant DK book includes essential knits for tots like scarves and hats, as well as more ambitious projects like toys and bunting. The step-by-step instructions and clear photographs mean even beginner knitters can complete the book's tasks as they learn the basics about tools and yarns. Experienced makers will be just as satisfied with the more challenging patterns too. A wonderfully presented DK book bursting with gorgeous gift ideas.
  • STOS

    Claire Buckley

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    Giving you all the techniques and confidence you need to make decorative and practical pieces, Start to Stitch is a fun and enjoyable introduction to textile crafts!

    With projects including cushions, bags and mobile phone cosies, the book will help you master the methods of four classic textile crafts - embroidery, applique, quilting and patchwork. Alongside the easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions, there is also advice on which materials are best to use.

    Written by experts Claire Buckley, Miriam Edwards and Nancy Nicholson, this is a super craft book with a wide variety of projects and variations - ideal for beginner stitchers!
  • GRIT

    Aneeta Patel

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    This full-colour hardback is a tried-and-tested guide for beginner knitters who are starting their knitting journey and then looking for follow-up projects that will provide the perfect challenge to test and practise their new skills.

    You can learn how to make that all-important first scarf and then progress far beyond that as your knitting confidence grows with every creation.

    Increase your ambition and make beautiful home-made designs you'll be proud to display around your home and give to others as charming gifts with this invaluable guide to knitting for those who are completely new to the timeless and very practical craft.

    A great way to get to grips with the absolute basics of knitting!
  • HTMS

    Sally Hornsey

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    Using traditional methods that incorporate both moisturising oils and butters, How to Make Your Own Soap presents readers with a wealth of soap recipes - in traditional bars, liquid or cream form.

    Including step-by-step instructions, stunning photographs and even packaging ideas for gifting your new creations to friends and family, the book teaches how to make soaps from scratch using natural products rather than purchasing commercial alternatives.

    A creative and health-promoting hobby, soap making is a hot new trend amongst hobbyists that shows no signs of slowing.
  • KTBA

    Tracey Lord

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    A great book for first-time knitters, Knitting Basics provides step-by-step instructions that will help you become an expert with a needle and thread!

    Starting with casting on, garter stitch and casting off, the book has 20 workshops that will show you the different stitches and techniques you will need - as well as colour artworks to show how everything is done!

    As you progress, you'll also have the chance to learn how to read patterns, how to join pieces and how to knit in the round. Among the projects you'll soon be creating are table runners, a child's jumper and textured throw!
  • AKFK

    Amanda Berry

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    From those who are just starting out knitting to those at a more advanced level, Animal Knits for Kids provides a range of knitting projects for babies and little ones - from a safari outfit to jungle creatures and animals who live under the sea!

    With each chapter travelling around a different zone from the zoo, you'll find plenty of inspiration for bright baby clothing and accessories. Many of the projects will take less than a day to complete, while there are also bigger projects for the more adventurous knitter. There is also guidance and hints on how to master a number of techniques so that the projects can be finished in style.

    As well as all this, the book also gives advice on what should be your basic tool kit and notes on safety and conversion charts.
  • SDRE
    • £3.99
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    Have you ever wanted to make clothes in the comfort of your own home? Let the experts from DK show you how with this compact and comprehensive guide!

    Throughout the book Alison Smith will tell you everything you need to know to learn how to sew an entire wardrobe of clothes and even gives advice on the tools and materials you need to use the key sewing techniques.

    By following the simple instructions for the 11 sewing patterns included, you'll soon be making skirts, dresses, trousers, tops and jackets. Whether you're a beginner looking for advice on dressmaking or a dressmaker in need of new projects and a little inspiration, DK's Dressmaking Step by Step has something for you!
  • QLTN

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    With over 40 projects to try your hand at, The Quilting Book is a craft book that will tell you everything you need to know about mastering quilting, patchwork and applique.

    From cushions and bags to full-sized quilts, the book even contains 100 individual patterns for quilt blocks that will form the foundation of any patchwork project.

    If you're new to the world of quilting, the book will teach you how to make a quilt with its pictures, step-by-step instructions and easy-to-follow tutorials, while those who are more experienced will be able to learn some new skills to help make something spectacular.

    A brilliant book to help you make unique quilts!
  • DTDB

    Thomas Pavitte

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    Who said dot-to-dots were only for children? This comprehensive collection of intricate and complex dot-to-dot patterns features 1,000 dots in each pattern to build your concentration and keep you focused for a satisfyingly long time.

    The unique puzzles presented on extra large pages take on Thomas Pavitte's unique style and recreate people and portraits in dot form. So not only will you have plenty of fun completing the pictures, but the finished illustrations will be impressive enough to display on your wall, too!
  • CEBT

    Val Pierce

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    A fun, cute and cuddly collection of characters and special gifts to knit and crochet, Cutest Ever Baby Toys is full of perfect presents to make for the little one in your life.

    Offering a host of soft and squishy characters including a crocheted crab, a dinosaur and a lovely rotund penguin, the book even offers step-by-step instructions for making mobiles, a playbook and even a pair of rattles to keep baby entertained.

    The helpful images and easy-to-follow information in this book show just quickly and easily beautiful baby toys can be made with the remnants of soft yarn.
  • ATCB

    Richard Merritt & Hannah Davies

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    Sit back, relax and unwind with this thoroughly enjoyable and sophisticated adult colouring book, Art Therapy: An Anti-Stress Colouring Book, which is filled with lots of adult doodling, colouring and drawing fun.

    From creating free-flowing lines, swirls and shading in beautifully intricate patterns, each and every illustration in this colouring book for adults has been carefully crafted so that even beginners to art can enjoy the satisfaction of creating something exceptionally stunning.

    Packed with absolutely no rules, instructions nor guides, this adult colouring book is the perfect anti-stress activity - just let your imagination run wild and your creativity shine.
  • NITS
    (4)
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    The Big Book of Knitting will provide you with over 100 stylish projects to try out. With clear photography and step-by-step instructions, the book is perfect for anyone looking at getting into knitting. There is information on basic equipment, mastering techniques, key knitting stitches and advice on how to follow patterns. The book is also suitable for more experienced knitters and provides a comprehensive range of scarves, hats, throws, cushions and toys for you to try your hand at.
  • PAPL

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    Paper London is a celebration of the 20 most iconic features that make the capital city so special to its millions of residents and tourists.

    From The Shard to Buckingham Palace, you'll find absolutely everything you need here to recreate London in miniature form, along with a handy guide to where you can find the real thing when it's time to visit London itself.

    Build your own model-sized metropolis with the help of Paper London!
  • HTPS
    • £9.99
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    From still life to portraits, this 10-book collection will help you learn how to paint in style using oils and acrylics. Covering all the basics of painting, the books feature progressive visual demonstations and expert advice to help you get to grips with a paintbrush in the right way.

    There are step-by-step lessons featured in all the books too, helping you learn how to paint spectacular landscapes, sunsets, clouds and skyscapes, pet portraits, oceans and seascapes and flowers.

    There is also advice on setting up a studio, selecting tools and materials and learning the tips, tricks and techniques for the different styles of painting. A perfect starter library for a budding artist!

  • MCRO

    Mollie Makes

    (2)
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    The team at Mollie Makes, one of the country's most popular lifestyle and craft magazines, present a variety of beautiful crochet projects in this amazing hardback book.

    Aimed at complete beginners who want to hone their skills, the book is also suitable for those looking to move on after their first successful projects. With ideas including crocheted blankets, cushions, toys and gifts as well as accessories and pieces for around the home, the book also includes ways you can embellish existing items too.

    Each stitch comes with clear instructions and illustrations to make sure your projects are beautiful and there is also advice on how to use different techniques.
  • THKN

    Melanie Porter

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    With projects for both Baby's Room and Toddler's room, Melanie Porter's The Hand-Knitted Nursery provides you with 35 brilliant patterns to choose from to create a cosy and colourful nursery.

    The baby projects are inspired by vintage colour palettes and include clothes, toys, hats, booties and mittens, while the toddler ones have more contemporary designs. The patterns can cover baskets, hooks and coat hangers, as well as blankets, rugs and cushions.

    The techniques section covers the basics of knitting for beginners and acts as a helpful reference guide for those who are more experienced.
  • DPFM

    Jake Spicer

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    Following the success of Draw Faces in 15 Minutes, we're delighted to bring our budding artists Draw People in 15 Minutes - a how-to guide from Jake Spicer that will show you how to sketch people on the move or at rest!

    Taking you though every aspect of drawing people - from sketching out to drawing a model or even recreating a photograph - the book will show you how to create a full-length portrait in just 15 minutes. It also unveils all the secrets of making observational sketches on the move.

    With advice on how to deal with features, hair and clothing, the easy-to-follow guide also has tips on material to use and how you can draw hands, feet and fabric. A must-have for anyone who wants to hone their drawing skills - especially when it comes to people!
  • QSBS

    DK

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    The wonderful hardback Quilting: Step by Step covers the basics and more advanced techniques of quilting with clear photography and step-by-step instructions, helping you create over 70 inspiring block designs. A gallery of patchwork blocks provides a wealth of ideas while a section of embellishments will help you add a stylish finishing touch.
  • KWGN

    Hanna Charlotte Erhorn

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    For anyone who is a weekend knitter or a crafter with a few hours to spare, Knitting with Giant Needles could be just the book.

    Focusing on the latest trend of knitting with giant needles, the book will help you create beautiful and unique accessories for your wardrobe and home in next to no time.

    Among the 35 inventive and practical projects are scarves, shoulder bags, cushions and blankets and the step-by-step instructions will appeal to newcomers and experienced knitters alike.
  • CMOT

    Melody Griffiths

    (3)
    • £3.00
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    An increasingly popular hobby, 201 Crochet Motifs, Blocks, Projects and Ideas will help get you started when it comes to crochet! The inspirational book features 150 crochet blocks and motifs for you to try your hand at, as well as 51 creative projects. There are simple instructions and stitch diagrams for the most complex motifs, and also advice on what type of yarn to use to achieve the best results. The directory will help you create everything from the simplest crochet crosses and spirals to trickier geometric shapes, pictures, lacy patterns and bold, beautiful flowers.
  • AERO

    David Woodroffe

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    The Complete Book of Paper Aeroplanes is packed with diagrams, instructions and graphics that will help you build your own paper aircraft that really can fly!

    From gliders to space explorers and all kinds of other paper aircraft, the book shows you how to create many different flying devices using the colour templates. With clear instructions, every flying machine featured in this book has been built and tested by author and paper aeroplane expert David Woodroffe.
  • MECF 5 years +

    DK

    5 years +
    • £3.99
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    The DK experts present the perfect way to learn how to craft with this fun and interactive book for children and grown-ups to enjoy together. Including tasks for painting, drawing, cutting and sticking, this full-colour, project-filled book features 20 craft ideas that children can accomplish with an adult. From felt creatures and paper jewellery to origami, animal masks, puppets and pencil toppers, the hours of fun to be had with this guide are endless. The skills required for each project will develop hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills in your child aged 5+, and little crafters will simply love the feeling of accomplishment when they see and play with their finished work.
  • SSBS

    Maggi Gordon and Ellie Vance

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    Pick up your needle and thread and become a skilled sewer with DK's Stitch Step By Step. Sewing is all the rage at the moment and Sew Step by Step will help you progress from sewing student to seasoned stitcher in no time. This is the complete guide to decorative sewing, embroidery and needlepoint stitches from cross stitch to couching and whitework to beading. Over 200 stitches and techniques are clearly photographed across the full sewing spectrum and annotated notes make following the steps quick and easy. Stitch Step by Step will give you all the stitches you need to create beautiful, personal pieces perfect for any occasion.

  • CPME

    Simona Hill

    • £4.99
    The Complete Practical Book of Crafts features 300 easy-to-make crafty projects, all with step-by-step instructions and over 2000 photographs to help guide you along the way. Creative, original and stylish designs from contemporary craft artists are included throughout the book and among the projects featured are those that incorporate papercrafts, stencils, embroidery, patchwork, cross stitch, printing and much more. Making designer crafts simple, this book provides readers with a fascinating new range of techniques and skills to learn, try and enjoy.